Tuesday, May 25, 2010

New Kayaks for our Mendocino Coast Kayaking Adventures

It is so fun and exciting to get new kayaks. They are so colorful and hold so much potential for FUN.

Most of the kayaks that we ordered this year are for rentals on Fort Bragg's Noyo River and our new Tracks to Kayaks adventure.

Of course a couple of whitewater kayaks made their way onto the order. We ordered a new Dagger Torrent for our Whitewater of the Sea adventure,

and I got a Wavesport Diesel for exploring and playing on whitewater rivers.

Jeff and I have been enjoying sharing the wooden kayak that we built. Everyone has loved how smooth and easily it paddles.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Rain = Whitewater = FUN!!!

It's raining, its pouring, whitewater kayakers are snoring and dreaming of more whitewater kayaking adventures on our local Mendocino County waterways.

Last week, we enjoyed 4 glorious days of warm weather and whitewater kayaking on the Eel River in northeastern Mendocino County. We ran the Class III Outlet Creek to Dos Rios stretch at flows of 900-1900 - executing crisp eddy turns, playing in hydraulics, and surfing waves.

A local photographer meandered out to shoot us in action. Check out his photoblog.

We are doing our rain dance and getting excited about more river time.

Of course Simpler Times is an LFK Eel River Tradition.